Globe Pequot / Lyons Press
Trim: 6 x 9
978-1-4930-5091-8 • Hardback • October 2020 • $26.95 • (£20.99)
978-1-4930-5787-0 • eBook • October 2020 • $25.50 • (£19.99)
Allan Levine is an award-winning internationally selling author and historian based in Winnipeg, Canada. He has written fourteen books including Toronto: Biography of City (2014) and King: William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Life Guided by the Hand of Destiny (2011), which won the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction. His most recent book, Seeking the Fabled City: The Canadian Jewish Experience, was published in October 2018.
“Allan Levine’s extraordinary reconstruction of a high-society murder case that drove World War Two from the tabloid front pages in 1940s New York City offers a fascinating exploration of the New York social scene and the place of homosexuality, closeted or not, within it. It’s also a page-turning legal procedural that gracefully gives lay readers a vivid narrative of a hard-fought trial, as well as post-trial developments that unfolded during a revolution in the rights of criminal defendants.”
—Daniel Richman, former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York—